Mold Triggers Health Issues and Damages Your PropertySchedule an estimate and start the mold remediation process today
Mold is everywhere, but given a chance to grow, mold can be hazardous to your health and your home. It thrives when moisture is present and can be either visible, invisible, or hidden. As it grows, mold spores can emit a gas that produces an odor and it can be found on paper products, wallpaper, cardboard, ceiling tiles, wood products, insulation materials, upholstery and fabrics. Call today to start the remediation process.
Our Step By Step Process to a Healthier Environment:
We identify the cause of the fungal contamination present.
Clearly define solutions to the problem.
Identify materials to be removed.
Establish the scope of work and develop the time frame for completion of the project.
Remove and dispose of all contaminated materials.
Keep homeowner up to date of the progress and discuss additional unknowns as they arise.
Our cleanup and project closure includes the discussion of prevention efforts to preclude future contamination problems.
Many homeowners ask, “How can mold be remediated and when should it be remediated?” Mold can be cleaned, removed or treated and a certified mold inspector can help you determine the remediation plan for you. Each individual situation must be assessed to determine what solution or combination of activities will best suit the project, to do nothing should never be an option because of the potential harm to your health and to your home.
The health ramifications of mold can range from an allergic response to a toxic response. Because we are all different, people living under the same roof can have different reactions to mold. The variation in mold related symptoms depends upon your previous exposure to mold, your current health and any pre-existing conditions that can make one more susceptible to the effects of mold.
Mold related health issues can manifest in a variety of symptoms, just to name a few (source, CDC):
- Cold or flu like symptoms
- Coughing and sneezing
- Sore throat, irritated, itchy throat
- Itchy nose, eyes and ears
- Runny nose
- Sinus congestion
- Sinus headaches
- Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath
- Irritated, itchy skin
- Skin rash, hives
- Watery eyes
- Red, bloodshot eyes
- Hair loss, baldness
- Hay fever symptoms
- Brain fog
- Shortened attention span
- Difficulty concentrating
- Memory loss and memory problems
- Impaired learning ability
If you or a loved one are experiencing mold related health issues, hiring a certified mold specialist to assess the mold in your home and develop a mold remediation plan should be a priority.
It is important to hire someone you trust, someone who is a skilled communicator, and someone who can properly assess the severity of the situation and evaluate the risk factors and potential hazards to the occupants. Your health, your family’s health and your home’s health are not things to be compromised.
New England Decon is a local, woman owned company based in Bedford, NH. We remediate and restore properties infested with mold . We certify and guarantee our services.